Assistant Director, Malden Public Library, Malden MA

Job Posting: Assistant Director, Malden Public Library

The Assistant Director reports to the Library Director as a member of the administration staff and assists in execution, planning, directing and overseeing the activities and operations of the Library. The ideal candidate will be an innovator and creative problem solver, a skilled leader and manager with a proven track record of motivating and developing staff, and a strong multi-tasker with the ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively in order to determine the proper course of action.  Assists Director in financial, human resource management, policy development, and facilities management, including overseeing a historic 1885 H.H. Richardson designed building.  Supervises senior librarian, librarians, and support staff and represents the library in community and governmental, organizational and professional affairs and activities.

Qualifications: Master's degree in library and information science; four years of progressively responsible professional library experience, including supervisory experience, strong managerial, supervisory, planning and organizational skills. Experience working in an urban, multicultural community.  Bilingual speakers are encouraged to apply.  Malden is a diverse community of over 59,000 people located 5 miles north of Boston, situated between Route 93 and Route 1.

To apply:  Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Director, Malden Public Library at   Posting will remain open until filled.  Select candidates will need to submit a Criminal Offenders Records Information report (CORI) background check and pre-employment drug screening.  The City of Malden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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